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UCLA at Long Beach State: Tuesday Night Baseball Thread

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UCLA baseball will look to keep rolling against Long Beach State tonight. (Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.scottwuphotography.com/Sports/UCLA-Sports/110313-UCLA-Baseball-v-USC/16227205_hzGTx#1219008512_ne7xW" target="new">Scott Wu</a>)
UCLA baseball will look to keep rolling against Long Beach State tonight. (Photo Credit: Scott Wu)

Bruins are currently enjoying a season long five game winning streak. They will try to keep it going by taking a break from Pac-10 action in next 5 games, starting with a pair of mid week game at Long Beach State (Blair Field tonight) and a home game against UCSB tomorrow.  Freshman right hander Zack Weiss, who has been having a solid season (5-1, 1.99) will take the mound for the Bruins tonight against Shawn Stuart, a junior with a record of 2-3, and 4.09 ERA.  

Bruins are on a roll lately. They have won 10 of its last 14 games including the last 5. Through their last six games, the Bruins have surrendered just six runs, collecting 59 strikeouts and 11 walks in 54.0 innings on the mound. UCLA outscored its opposition, 24-2, in four wins last week. Not only does UCLA lead the Pac-10 with a 2.27 ERA, the Bruins are also tops in the conference with a .197 opponent batting average.

Game time at Blair Field is set for 6.30 pm.  If you're looking to follow along, GameTracker will have it and you can get all the in-game updates, along with links and other information, especially weather and schedule updates, on Ryan's UCLA baseball twitter.  You can also get the play by play online. This is your baseball open thread so if you're following along, share your updates, thoughts and whatever else.